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aspire

División en sílabas: as·pire
Pronunciación: /əˈspī(ə)r
 
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Definición de aspire en inglés:

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[no object]
1Direct one’s hopes or ambitions toward achieving something: we never thought that we might aspire to those heights [with infinitive]: other people will aspire to be like you
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It stirs us to strive for the goal, achieve the target and aspire to something beyond our comfort zone.
  • We need to ask ourselves, what kind of success do we aspire to achieve and at what cost?
  • What counts most is what each individual can aspire to achieve with technology and the results they deliver.
Sinónimos
desire, hope for, dream of, long for, yearn for, set one's heart on, wish for, want, be desirous of;
aim for, seek, pursue, set one's sights on
would-be, aspirant, hopeful, budding;
potential, prospective, future;
ambitious, determined, upwardly mobile
informal wannabe
1.1 literary Rise high; tower: above the domes of loftiest mosques, these pinnacles of death aspire

Origen

late Middle English: from French aspirer or Latin aspirare, from ad- 'to' + spirare 'breathe'.

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